Content about Latin America

April 8, 2014

Walmart is the most valuable retail brand in North America, with a brand value estimated at $131.8 billion, according to Interbrand's "Best Retail Brands" report.

October 28, 2013

Petco has opened its first store in Mexico and announced plans for continued expansion in Mexico and Latin America through a joint venture with Grupo Gigante of Mexico.

October 25, 2013

Petco has opened its first store in Mexico and announced plans for continued expansion in Mexico and Latin America through a previously announced joint venture with Grupo Gigante of Mexico.

September 20, 2013

Fiesta Restaurant Group has selected the AMTdirect software platform to manage its portfolio of more than 300 company-owned and franchised locations in the U.S. and Latin America.

August 26, 2013

Starbucks Coffee Company will enter the country of Columbia, opening a store in the first half of 2014 in Bogota.

June 24, 2013

China once again topped the A.T. Kearney’s 2013 Retail Apparel Index, which measures the market readiness of developing economies for international apparel retailers to enter.

June 21, 2013

La Hacienda #10 Mexican Restaurant has inked a lease for 3,619 sq. ft. in the Placita de Oro shopping center in Oro Valley, Ariz. Commercial Retail Advisors represented CTW-FVP, the landlord.

June 12, 2013

For the third consecutive year, Brazil ranked number one in the top 30 developing countries for retail investment worldwide by A.T. Kearney.

May 20, 2013

American Sportswear, a Panama-based wholesaler and retailer that exclusively distributes the Tommy Hilfiger brand for most of Latin America and the Caribbean, is utilizing the LogFire extended warehouse management solution.

February 26, 2013

The retail industry is poised for another year of heavy deal flow.

December 11, 2012

Sephora plans to open 50 stores in Latin America by 2016, the San Francisco Business Times reported.

October 17, 2012

Alsea, Latin America's biggest restaurant operator, will invest $110 million over the next three years in 220 new Starbucks cafes in Mexico and Argentina, Reuters reported.

October 11, 2012

Carrefour SA reported that its revenue edged up in its third quarter, driven by strong sales in its convenience stores and markets in Asia and Latin America.

June 20, 2012

Starbucks Coffee Co. details its expansion plans for Latin America, including the opening of its first shop in Costa Rica on June 20.

June 20, 2012

Starbucks Coffee Co. details its expansion plans for Latin America, including the opening of its first shop in Costa Rica on June 20.

April 23, 2012

Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) will enter Latin America this fall, opening a flagship in Centro Santa Fé, Mexico City.

April 23, 2012

Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) will enter Latin America this fall, opening a flagship in Centro Santa Fé, Mexico City.

February 29, 2012

Gap Inc. is expanding its footprint in Latin America.

January 17, 2012

The Grupo Pao de Acucar, the largest retailer in South America, has selected the SAP Carbon Impact OnDemand solution to monitor and manage carbon emissions and energy consumption in each of its 1,832 stores.

November 3, 2011

Commercial real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle will complete the rebrand, design and build-out of retail locations for mobile communications provider NII Holdings for its licensed Nextel brand in Latin America as part of a turnkey brand implementation strategy.

October 24, 2011

Amid an uneven and slow recovery at home and financial volatility in established European markets, U.S. chain retailers are increasingly looking to emerging global markets to expand operations, increase overall revenues and gain a competitive advantage. The reasons are obvious: Consumer spending is on the rise in many of these areas, boosted by, in some instances for the first time ever, a growing middle class. Equally important, emerging markets present significant opportunities for store growth.

October 12, 2011

Gap said Wednesday it will advance its expansion in Latin America with new store openings in Chile in October, and will introduce Gap and Banana Republic stores to Panama and Colombia in 2012.

September 19, 2011

Starbucks Coffee Co. plans to expand in Latin America after concentrating in recent past years more on Asia, founder and CEO Howard Schultz said at a presentation in Madrid, Bloomberg reported.

September 19, 2011

Starbucks Coffee Co. plans to expand in Latin America after concentrating in recent past years more on Asia, founder and CEO Howard Schultz said at a presentation in Madrid, Bloomberg reported.

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